James Hutton

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First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 3 reports

Scientists believe EU move to ban pesticides is threat to food security

SCIENTISTS at the James Hutton Institute have cast doubt on the wisdom of the EU's aim to restrict the use of a range of pesticides, warning that the move poses a threat to food security as a result of reduced crop yields of up to 50 per cent.In 2009, ... [Published Herald Scotland - 2 hours ago]
First reported Oct 24 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 1 reports

Community Energy Scotland announce speakers for Edinburgh annual conference

Community Energy Scotland is to hold its annual conference in Edinburgh on 25-26 November, with Scottish Energy Minister Fergus Ewing delivering the keynote address.More than two dozen other speakers are set to deliver a concentrated programme of information ... [Published Scottish Energy News - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 1 reports

Move to ban pesticides 'a threat to UK food security', say scientists

Scientists at the James Hutton Institute have cast doubt on the wisdom and the benefit of the European Union's aim to restrict the use of a range of pesticides.They have voiced this view in response to a report commissioned by the National Farmers' Union ... [Published Foodbev - Oct 23 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 23 2014 - 2 reports

World's End: Girl 'may have walked in field where her body was found'

STV22 October 2014 14:42 BST Helen Scott: The teenager and her friend were killed in 1977.A teenage girl killed in 1977 may have walked in the field where her body was discovered, a murder trial has heard.On Wednesday, the High Court in Livingston ... [Published Stv.tv - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

Ease Stress and Improve Mental Health with Group Nature Walks

“In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks.” – John MuirFor those of us in the northern hemisphere, autumn is finally here — that time of year when we feel a natural longing to get outside, enjoy the cooler weather and witness nature’s ... [Published Psych Central - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 2 reports

Comment: Adaptation is key in climate challenges

SCOTLAND can set a global example, says Dr Robin MatthewsOur atmosphere and oceans have warmed, ice has diminished, sea levels have risen and concentrations of greenhouse gases have increased. Figures from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s ... [Published The Scotsman - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 2 reports

Bangor University to assist in training future soil scientists

Published 14 October 2014 - 13:59Bangor University is to play a crucial role in training scientists of the future who will improve our understanding of soils, which are key to tackling many of today’s global challenges, including food, water and energy ... [Published Farm Business - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 1 reports

Aberdeen university will lead research project

Aberdeen experts will help carry out vital research into sustainable crops.Researchers from Aberdeen University will lead a £1.4million project which is looking into how plants manipulate soils to extract more water and nutrients.Soil is fundamental to ... [Published Press and Journal - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 1 reports

How many of Britain's top 10 geosites have you visited?

Want to explore more of Britain, but don’t know where to start? Well now members of the public have chosen their top 10 favourite geological sites (or “geosites”) which they feel have done the most to shape the landscape and cultural heritage of the United ... [Published Breaking News.ie - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 10 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 1 reports

Prof Iain Gordon sets out stall on funding and future of JHI

Professor Iain Gordon, chief executive of the Dundee and Aberdeen based James Hutton Institute (JHI) sees these post-referendum weeks as a good time to reassess his funding campaign for this leading agricultural and land use research body.“Of course the ... [Published Tayside and Fife Courier - Oct 10 2014]
First reported Oct 02 2014 - Updated Oct 02 2014 - 1 reports

Nature Group Walks Improve Mental Health

Group nature walks are linked with significantly lower depression, less perceived stress, and enhanced mental health and well-being, according to a study conducted by the University of Michigan with partners from De Montfort University, James Hutton Institute, ... [Published ThirdAge - Oct 02 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

The Antidote to Depression: Walking in Nature

For those who love to hike, camp, fish, bike or generally spend time outdoors, this story might fall into the “No Duh” news category. For others, though, it could be just what the doctor ordered.A new study, published in a special issue of Ecopsychology ... [Published EHS Today - Sep 30 2014]

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Stating another disadvantage, David Cooke from the James Hutton Institute said: "the agricultural industry uses pesticides out of necessity and if some products are banned others will be used in their place. the same amount of a more limited repertoire of products is thus applied. this loss of active ingredients increases the risk of pest resistance towards those remaining."

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Scientists believe EU move to ban pesticides is... [Published Herald Scotland - 2 hours ago]
Scientists believe EU move to ban pesticides is... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - 7 hours ago]
James Hutton Institute report calls pesticides ... [Published Food Processing Technology - 22 hours ago]
Community Energy Scotland announce speakers for... [Published Scottish Energy News - Oct 24 2014]
Move to ban pesticides 'a threat to UK food sec... [Published Foodbev - Oct 23 2014]
Horticulture and Potatoe team activity to 21 Oct [Published NFU Online - Oct 22 2014]
Murder trial told of 'DNA link' [Published Carluke Gazette - Oct 22 2014]
World's End: Girl 'may have walked in field whe... [Published Stv.tv - Oct 22 2014]
1977 victim 'walked in field' [Published Galloway Gazette - Oct 22 2014]
World's End murder trial: Helen Scott was still... [Published Daily Record - Oct 22 2014]
Ease Stress and Improve Mental Health with Grou... [Published Psych Central - Oct 18 2014]
Comment: Adaptation is key in climate challenges [Published The Scotsman - Oct 15 2014]
Comment: Adaptation is key in climate challenges [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Oct 15 2014]
North East rock sites are some of the best in t... [Published The Journal - Oct 14 2014]
Bangor University to assist in training future ... [Published Farm Business - Oct 14 2014]
Next generation soil scientists [Published Lancaster University - Oct 13 2014]
Aberdeen university will lead research project [Published Press and Journal - Oct 13 2014]
How many of Britain's top 10 geosites have you ... [Published Breaking News.ie - Oct 13 2014]
From bats to bananas for Dundee Science Festival [Published Evening Telegraph - Oct 11 2014]
£14.5m boost will help keep Scotland at forefro... [Published Edinburgh Journal - Oct 10 2014]
Large UK/USA study provides evidence that Group... [Published Cambridge Network - Oct 10 2014]
Prof Iain Gordon sets out stall on funding and ... [Published Tayside and Fife Courier - Oct 10 2014]
Call to use GM to lift yields [Published FWplus - Oct 08 2014]
Database Provides Genetic Markers for Tropical ... [Published Biodiversity Policy & Practice - Oct 08 2014]
Scientists in bid for healthier porridge [Published Daily Express - Oct 06 2014]
Sustainability institute of the week: Aberdeen ... [Published Blue & Green Tomorrow - Oct 05 2014]
Dundee basked in super September [Published Evening Telegraph - Oct 03 2014]
Nature Group Walks Improve Mental Health [Published ThirdAge - Oct 02 2014]
Ideas for Scotland’s largest community-owned so... [Published BioDundee - Sep 30 2014]
Veteran's lifesaving procedure suddenly cancelled [Published WSBTV - Sep 30 2014]
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The Earth is a Sentient Living Organism [Published Green (Living) Review - Jul 31 2014]
Contrary to the common belief that the Earth is simply a dense planet whose only function is a resource for its inhabitants, our planet is in fact a breathing, living organism. When we think of the Earth holistically, as one living entity of its own, ...
Tracking potato famine pathogen to its home may... [Published GMO Pundit a.k.a. David Tribe - Jun 03 2014]
The cause of potato late blight and the Great Irish Famine of the 1840s has been tracked to a pretty, alpine valley in central Mexico, which is ringed by mountains and now known to be the ancestral home of one of the most costly and deadly plant diseases ...
UK Consortium to Work on Cropping Systems that ... [Published CropBiotech Update - May 14 2014]
A new project by a scientific consortium including the James Hutton Institute, Rothamsted Research, and Lancanster University looks into cropping systems that will make soil organic phosphorous available to plants. According to Dr. Martin Blackwell, ...
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